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Roberts unveils snacking subscription service

first_imgSource: Roberts BakeryRoberts Bakery has launched a monthly subscription service with a host of ‘healthy’ snacks. Subscribers can choose from three different sizes of snack box: Starter Snacker with eight snacks, Classic Snacker with 16, and Pro Snacker with 24. Roberts is also offering new products to try for between £12 and £29 a month.The Cheshire-based bakery, which is offering new additions from its snacking range, has partnered with national delivery service DPD to provide free next-day delivery, direct to consumers’ doors.The line-up features:Raspberry & Chia Pangel, comprising a fusion of soft pancake and bagel.Chocolate Orange Brookie, made up of Brazilian orange oil, soft brioche bun and a swirl of cookie.Cranberry & Coconut Porridge Loaves, with each mini loaf featuring fresh fruit pieces.Each snack contains 250 calories or less and is individually wrapped.“A box full of home-delivered goodies can make your day, or even a week, instantly better. Even more so when we can’t get out and about as much as we’d like,” said Alison Ordonez, director of innovation at Roberts Bakery.“There’s a real demand for tasty and delicious snacks – and the benefits of healthy energy and feeling full – at a time when we need it most, safely, conveniently and regularly every month,” Ordonez added.This latest launch by Roberts follows the rollout of its six-strong breakfast-inspired range in August, which tapped into the hybrid bakery trend.The home deliveries are contact-free and adhere to social distancing measures, the company added.last_img read more

NASCAR flips switch on new website

first_imgBold, interactive design hits cyberspace with fans in mind “As people wake up and log on to the new NASCAR.com today and every day moving forward, they will see that it was designed with one thing in mind: the fans,” said Marc Jenkins, vice president of digital media for NASCAR. “This digital experience is meant to constantly evolve based on user feedback, with the goal of a creating a better digital experience for our fans.”On the new NASCAR.com, the excitement of NASCAR will be captured through dynamic video, big, bold imagery, interactive graphics and the latest news and in-depth analysis from a choice group of NASCAR insiders and writers. Much of the content being produced by NASCAR.com’s editorial team will be focused on the upcoming races, giving fans the opportunity to consume rich, comprehensive event information on a week-to-week basis.“The simplified NASCAR digital platform makes for easier user navigation and maximized interaction,” said Jenkins. “And most importantly, fans will have the same digital experience no matter what type of device is being used — be it a PC, a tablet or a mobile phone.”Across the entire digital platform, there are also plenty of options for fans to further engage in on-track action on race day. The interactive live leaderboard will provide fans with in-depth information in real-time on each driver, while the popular RaceView and RaceBuddy applications will be improved for an enhanced broadcast complement on race day. Fans will also be able to engage in NASCAR FANTASY LIVE, the official NASCAR fantasy game, which will have a brand new look and feel.For fans heading to the racetrack, the new NASCAR.com will continue to serve as a great destination for in-depth information on NASCAR-sanctioned race tracks. From information on local attractions, track history, and most importantly, ordering race tickets, fans need to look no further than the digital home of NASCAR: NASCAR.com.Finally, in addition to an entirely new website, NASCAR will release a pair of mobile apps before the start of the Shootout at Daytona (Feb. 16, FOX) and the Daytona 500 (Feb. 24, FOX), giving fans an unprecedented second screen experience on their tablets and mobile devices.   •    NASCAR Mobile ’13 – This app is highlighted with content such as latest news, race leaderboard, video, social media updates, in-car audio, live data and more.•    NASCAR RaceView Mobile ’13 – In addition to the aforementioned features, this premium app will render a virtual live race environment, giving fans the ultimate tool to follow their favorite driver in real time throughout the entire race.NASCAR selected SapientNitro last summer to help design and build the platform for NASCAR’s new digital experience. NASCAR has also worked very closely with technology services firm Omnigon, which has acted as an advisor throughout the build. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Calendars officially turned to 2013 just a few days ago, signifying for many a point of resolution – a fresh start in determining a new course of action. Like millions of its loyal fans, NASCAR took a bold step by officially flipping the switch on a brand new digital experience, highlighted by a revamped NASCAR.com. center_img ALL ABOUT GEN-6Virtual tour: Inside the Gen-6 carTimeline: History of NASCAR carsGen-6 101: Five things to knowlast_img read more

You asked us tons of questions about the coronavirus. We’re answering them.

first_img continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr As the coronavirus pandemic spreads around the world, hundreds of our readers across the nation have asked us questions about COVID-19.To answer many of your concerns – What are the symptoms? How should you prepare? How is it spread? – we’ve put together an explainer on the virus. We’ve also debunked some of those viral coronavirus myths you’re seeing on social media. (No, it’s not related to Corona beer. And no, it didn’t escape from a Chinese lab.)But you’re curious, so we wanted to address more of the important questions you submitted via our newsletter, Coronavirus Watch.What else would you like to know? Ask us by filling out the form here.What is involved in testing for the coronavirus? Is it the same as when they do a nasal swab for influenza?last_img read more